Average Bench: 90.9% (187th of 956)

Based on 1,011 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-VECTOR150, OCZ-VECT OR150

Comparing the 150 to the original Vector is disappointing, the newer 150 actually offers marginally worse performance than its predecessor. A strange result but verified (at least partly) by figures on OCZ's own website: 100K 4K read IOPS for the Vector vs 90K 4K read IOPS for the 150. The newer 150 comes with a 5 year warranty which covers 50GB/day vs. the original Vectors 20GB/day but even this should be taken with a pinch of salt considering that the OCZ stock price is currently trading at around seven cents per share, an all time low. Despite the fact that new Vector 150 performs worse than its predecessor it's still a very competent performer and if prices drop, it has the potential to become a decent value proposition. In the meantime however there are far better deals available elsewhere.  [Dec '13 SSDrivePro]


Excellent average bench

The OCZ Vector 150 240GB averaged just 9.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the OCZ Vector 150 240GB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 84.3MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 82.1MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ Vector 150 240GB is 49.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the OCZ Vector 150 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 219MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 380MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 1,011 samples)
Min Avg Max
354 Read 487 521
339 Write 456 502
296 Mixed 462 509
181 SusWrite 380 476
101% 446 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.7 4K Read 21.4 27
33 4K Write 84.3 131
12.9 4K Mixed 27 39.1
112% 44.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.5 DQ Read 219 364
66.7 DQ Write 230 352
14.3 DQ Mixed 82.1 296
101% 177 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
105GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 464 461 462 442 444 440 MB/s
Read 461
Write 422
Mixed 371
SusWrite 452
96% 426 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 34.2
139% 57.6 MB/s
DQ Read 337
DQ Write 352
DQ Mixed 309
242% 333 MB/s
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 455 471 416 218 192 190 MB/s
Read 494
Write 484
Mixed 390
SusWrite 324
95% 423 MB/s
4K Read 23.6
4K Write 78.5
4K Mixed 40.1
129% 47.4 MB/s
DQ Read 311
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 268
219% 310 MB/s
118GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 425 423 417 421 409 424 MB/s
Read 417
Write 411
Mixed 341
SusWrite 420
90% 397 MB/s
4K Read 16.6
4K Write 40.7
4K Mixed 26
80% 27.8 MB/s
DQ Read 346
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 310
243% 335 MB/s
65GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 430 402 224 187 184 184 MB/s
Read 437
Write 431
Mixed 361
SusWrite 268
84% 374 MB/s
4K Read 20.4
4K Write 68.1
4K Mixed 30.9
106% 39.8 MB/s
DQ Read 353
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 307
242% 334 MB/s
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Typical Vector 150 240GB Builds (Compare 10,416 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 54%
Desktop 52%
Workstation 39%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $756

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